Video help, tips, and techniques
Whenever you refer to files at archive.org,
use our permalink
form for the file within the item. It is of the form
Great job! If we ever move your item around on our servers or migrate
our storage system, you're covered for life!
Uh-oh! If we ever move your item around on our servers or migrate
our storage system, this link breaks! It may have even broken since
this was authored! 8-)
This allows you to setup a video player that serves an item from
archive.org on another site like a wordrpess, blog, or website.
NOTE: We've tested EMBED on tumblr.com, boingboing.net, blogspot.com blogs, and
self-hosted Wordpress blogs. This feature will NOT work on
As of mid-January 2012, we support playlists! (see below)
Supported for when the "flash plugin" variant of our embedded player
Support for when the "html5" variant is picked,
varies a bit across browsers.
(For example, webkit-based browsers like Safari and Chrome can fullscreen).
If you upload files in the simple SubRip format (suffix ".srt"), we will pair them with the video files.
We'll even try to autodetect a "label" when there are 2+ .srt files.
So for example, if you upload a file named:
you can upload accompanying files named:
for an english and french translation of captioning.
How to embed and options: